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The cool shade of trees

An occasional blog about plants, people and landscape.

The age of last chances


I was at a gathering of school mums the other night and, in somewhat of a surprise to me, the topic of coral bleaching came up.    More>>

An orchid fairytale


The clouds are lifting, the wind is easing and the sun is regaining its customary bite as Sprinter reaches its zenith.  The photographs of the fireworks of native flowers exploding throughout the mid- and south-west light up my social media feeds. It’s seemed like a wet winter, although we’ve only had average rainfall. Winters are like this now, our recent collective memory already views as normal what will become statistically average as the climate here becomes drier and drier.  More>>

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    Viki Cramer   PhD BSc
    Freelance science writer specialising in ecology and the environment.
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